ABI Quality Standards

Quality standards for ABI Sequencing Service

MGS includes a control sample on each run to assess the validity and quality for the following services:

 Acceptance Criteria for Sequencing Runs

  • Control sample has a quality score value ≥ 20 and a read length ≥ 600 bases
  •  Both quality score and read length value criteria must be met for the run to pass our quality checks

Customers can find the quality score value for the control sample for the run in the Analysis Report provided with all results.

 Quality standards for ABI Genotyping Service

MGS includes an internal sizing standard, which is added to each sample before running.

 Acceptance Criteria for Genotyping Assay

  • Internal sizing standard is detected and each size fragment is correctly determined.